Chase Hooper vs Jordan Leavitt Pick, 11/18/2023 Predictions UFC Vegas 82 Odds
Chase Hooper vs Jordan Leavitt
UFC Vegas 82
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Chase Hooper will enter the Octagon with Jordan Leavitt at UFC Vegas 82 on Saturday, November 18, 2023. The odds have Hooper at -230 while Leavitt is coming in at +190.
Chase "The Dream" Hooper walks into the cage holding a record of 12-3-1. The 24-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Jordan "The Monkey King" Leavitt measures 5'9" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage with a record of 11-2-0. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 71". With respect to significant strikes, Chase Hooper lands 5.00 per min while Jordan Leavitt connects on 2.64 significant strikes per minute. Hooper connects on 51% of the significant strikes he throws while Leavitt connects on 60%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "The Dream" allows 3.67 significant strikes per min while "The Monkey King" takes 1.93. Hooper also curbs 36% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Leavitt is able to defend against 56% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 82||Chase Hooper||Jordan Leavitt|
|Average Fight Time||11:31||7:25|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.00||2.64|
When it comes to grappling, Chase Hooper is the lesser skilled wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 1.47 times per 3 rounds. Hooper is scoring a takedown on 22% of his attempts and stuffing 50% of all takedown attempts. Leavitt is finishing his takedown attempts on 26% of his takedown attempts and stopping 30% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Hooper is the more skilled of the two fighters by going for 2.1 submissions per 15 minutes while Leavitt tries 1.2 submissions per 3 rounds.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Chase Hooper squared up with Nick Fiore and took home the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Fiore ended up landing 58 of 98 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Hooper finished this fight landing 217 of 340 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Fiore landed 51 of 90, which gave him a rate of 56%. He landed 49 of 88 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Hooper landed 60% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 149 of 245. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 110 of 203 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes connected on by Fiore and 65% of them connected on by Hooper were done at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Jordan Leavitt, he fought Victor Martinez and got a win for the night by way of knees to the head in round 1. Martinez landed 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Leavitt landed 47% of his significant strikes at distance. Leavitt ended up connecting on 48% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 17 of 35. He landed 8 of 21 significant strikes to the head. Martinez connected on 7 of 28 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 4 of 20 to the head. In relation to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Martinez ended up connecting on 9 of 31 and Leavitt ended up connecting on 18 of 38 total strikes.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Payton Talbott battles Nick Aguirre. Talbott looks to add a win to his career record of 6-0-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The switch fighter has an arm span of 70". Aguirre stands in at 5'9" and weighs 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his total of 7-1-0. The 27-year-old reaches 74". In terms of takedowns, Payton Talbott takes his opponents down 0.70 times per 3 rounds and Nick Aguirre takes his opponents to the mat 0.30 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Talbott connects on 9.67 strikes/min and is connecting on 51% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side we have Nick Aguirre, who connects on 31% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 0.93 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Uros Medic is set to take on Jonny Parsons. Parsons steps into the cage holding a record of 9-3-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 170 lbs and stands in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 69". Medic measures in at 6'1" and tips the scales at 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 9-1-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 71". In the category of takedowns, Jonny Parsons thwarts 66% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents down on 15% of the times he tries. Medic is taking his opponents to the mat on 85% of the tries he takes and prevents 80% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Parsons absorbs 4.89 strikes/minute while he deals 4.65 strikes per min. Medic, at the same time, is taking 3.92 strikes per min and connects on 6.97 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Chase Hooper (-230)
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